Henry William Hire R.N.
Henry William Hire R.N.

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Henry William Hire R.N.Explanation
Son of Henry Hire R.N. (1791-1853) and Elizabeth Lock(e) Pritchard (1794-1865)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
23 September 1815 Born (Kingston, Hampshire)
4 June 1851 Married Julia Jane, daughter of Samuel Perkins Prichard R.N. (1787-1868) at Saint Paul's church, Southsea, Hampshire
2 June 1877 C.B. (Companion of the Bath)
13 April 1883 Died (Greenfield, Maidenhead)
9 February 1830Entered Navy
15 September 1841Lieutenant
27 November 1854Commander
23 June 1862Captain
18 October 1867Retired Captain
9 March 1878Retired Rear-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
15 September 18411842Lieutenant in Racehorse, commanded by John Coghlan Fitzgerald, North America and West Indies
184220 April 1842Lieutenant in Cleopatra, commanded by Christopher Wyvill, North America and West Indies
20 June 184222 January 1843Additional Lieutenant in Queen, commanded by George Frederick Rich, flagship of Edward William Campbell Rich Owen, Mediterranean
23 January 184324 October 1844Lieutenant in Snake, commanded by Walter Bourchier Devereux, Mediterranean
25 October 184415 November 1844Lieutenant in Bonetta, commanded by Thomas Saumarez Brock, surveying in the Mediterranean
16 November 184410 September 1846Lieutenant in Hecla, commanded by John Duffill, Mediterranean
11 September 184615 September 1847Lieutenant in Tyne, commanded by Captain William Nugent Glascock, Mediterranean
13 March 184713 September 1847Lieutenant in Rattler, commanded by Richard Moorman, particular service
14 September 184724 May 1850Lieutenant in Asia, commanded by Robert Fanshawe Stopford, flagship of Phipps Hornby, Pacific
16 December 18511 February 1855Lieutenant in Fury, commanded by Edward Tatham, particular service (and, 1854, the Black Sea during the Russian War)
2 February 185531 January 1856Commander in Niger (until paying off at Woolwich), Mediterranean, and the Black Sea during the Russian War
2 April 185927 November 1862Commander in Urgent (until paying off at Portsmouth), particular service
20 April 18633 January 1867Captain in Orontes (until paying off), commanded by Edward Tatham, flagship of Phipps Hornby, particular service

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